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eVestment's Top Hedge Funds In September 2020

Our monthly peek into the viewing habits of eVestment's institutional investor and consultant subscriber base shows a brand new winner. Echo Street Capital Management's Echo Street GoodCo Select Funds product was the most viewed hedge fund on the eVestment platform in September, a first for the firm (and fund). 1060 Capital Management, which has been hovering around the top spot for a few months now, was second last month with its 1060 Capital Opportunity Fund, and Marshall Wace was third with its MW TOPS Fund.

Global: Most Viewed Alts/HF Products September 2020
  Most Viewed Product's Firm Name Most Viewed Product
New Echo Street Capital Management  Echo Street GoodCo Select Funds
  1060 Capital Management  1060 Capital Opportunity Fund, LP
New Marshall Wace LLP  Marshall Wace - MW TOPS Fund
New Canyon Capital Advisors LLC  Canyon Value Realization Master Fund, L.P.
New 400 Capital Management LLC  400 Capital Credit Opportunities Fund
New Highbridge Capital Management, LLC  Highbridge Tactical Credit Fund, Ltd.
New Ayaltis AG  Areca Sicav SIF - Convexity Fund
New Centurion Fund Managers  ARC Trade Finance Fund
New Cadian Capital Management LP  Cadian Master Fund L.P
New LibreMax Capital, LLC  LibreMax Master Fund, Ltd.

At the regional level, Escho Street GoodCo Select Funds was the most viewed by US-based subscribers; 1060 Capital Opportunity Fund was most viewed by Asia ex-Japan-based subscribers; Europe ex-UK saw Corbin Capital Partners' Pinehurst Institutional Ltd take the top spot; Varadero Capital's Varadero Master Fund was the most viewed hedge fund by UK-based subscribers; and Ayaltis' Areca Sicav SIF - Convexity Fund was most viewed by Africa/Middle East-based subscribers.

At the firm level, Marshall Wace took the top spot overall last month. Lighthouse Investment Partners was second - the firm's Lighthouse Global Long/Short Fund that firm's most viewed product - and AQR was third, with Style Premia Fund the firm's most viewed product.

Global: Most Viewed Alts/HF Firms September 2020
  Firm Name Firm's Most Viewed Product
  Marshall Wace LLP Marshall Wace - MW TOPS Fund
New Lighthouse Investment Partners, LLC Lighthouse Global Long/Short Fund Limited
  AQR Capital Management LLC Style Premia Fund
  Bridgewater Associates, LP Bridgewater Pure Alpha 18% Volatility Strategy
New Echo Street Capital Management Echo Street GoodCo Select Funds
New Corbin Capital Partners, L.P. Pinehurst Institutional Ltd.
  PIMCO PIMCO Multi-Asset Alternative Risk Premia Fund
  Graham Capital Management L.P Graham Quant Macro Portfolio
New Ayaltis AG Areca Sicav SIF - Convexity Fund
  Man Group Man Alternative Risk Premia Strategies SP
New 1060 Capital Management 1060 Capital Opportunity Fund, LP

At the regional level, the firms with the most viewed individual products also took the top spot in the respective regions at the firm level, with the lone exception of Europe ex-Uk, where there was a tie between Waratah Capital Advisors and Marshall Wace for the most viewed firm overall.

Regional: Most Viewed Alts/HF Firms September 2020
Investor/Consultant Location Most Viewed Firms by Region
Africa/Middle East Ayaltis AG
Asia ex-Japan 1060 Capital Management
Europe ex-UK Tie: Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd. and Marshall Wace LLP
United Kingdom Varadero Capital, L.P.
United States Echo Street Capital Management

The top rising fund - those with the greatest absolute increase in the proportion of views they received of their alternative products from investors and consultants in the current month, versus the proportion of views they received in the prior 12 months as a whole - was again Echo Street GoodCo Select Funds. Second was Marshall Wace's MW TOPS Fund and third was Highbridge Capital Management's Highbridge Tactical Credit Fund.

Global: Rising Alts/HF Products September 2020 vs. Prior 12 Months
  Rising Product's Firm Name Rising Product
New Echo Street Capital Management  Echo Street GoodCo Select Funds
New Marshall Wace LLP  Marshall Wace - MW TOPS Fund
New Highbridge Capital Management, LLC  Highbridge Tactical Credit Fund, Ltd.
New Ayaltis AG  Areca Sicav SIF - Convexity Fund
New Centurion Fund Managers  ARC Trade Finance Fund
New QMA Wadhwani LLP  Keynes Systematic Absolute Return
New Fourthstone LLC  Fourthstone Master Opportunity Fund Ltd
New LibreMax Capital, LLC  LibreMax Master Fund, Ltd.
New Praesidium Investment Management Company, LLC  Praesidium Strategic Opportunities Strategy
New Cadian Capital Management LP  Cadian Master Fund L.P

Marshall Wace and Lighthouse Investment Partners were also the top two rising firms - same criteria as for the rising products - and Ayaltis came in third place.

Global: Rising Alts/HF Firms September 2020 vs. Prior 12 Months
  Firm Name Firm's Rising Product
  Marshall Wace LLP Marshall Wace - MW TOPS Fund
New Lighthouse Investment Partners, LLC Lighthouse Global Long/Short Fund Limited
New Ayaltis AG Areca Sicav SIF - Convexity Fund
New Echo Street Capital Management Echo Street GoodCo Select Funds
New QMA Wadhwani LLP Keynes Systematic Absolute Return
New Centurion Fund Managers ARC Trade Finance Fund
New Highbridge Capital Management, LLC Highbridge Tactical Credit Fund, Ltd.
New Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd. Waratah Alternative ESG
New LibreMax Capital, LLC LibreMax Master Fund, Ltd.
New Corbin Capital Partners, L.P. Pinehurst Institutional Ltd.

 

 


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